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Dawn of the Visible Monkey: Segmentation of the Rhesus Monkey for 2D and 3D Applications.
J Korean Med Sci. 2020 Apr 20; 35(15):e100.JK

Abstract

BACKGROUND

To properly utilize the sectioned images in a Visible Monkey dataset, it is essential to segment the images into distinct structures. This segmentation allows the sectioned images to be compiled into two-dimensional or three-dimensional software packages to facilitate anatomy and radiology education, and allows them to be used in experiments involving electromagnetic radiation. The purpose of the present study was to demonstrate the potential of the sectioned images using the segmented images.

METHODS

Using sectioned images of a monkey's entire body, 167 structures were segmented using Adobe Photoshop. The segmented images and sectioned images were packaged into the browsing software. Surface models were made from the segmented images using Mimics. Volume models were made from the sectioned images and segmented images using MRIcroGL.

RESULTS

In total, 839 segmented images of 167 structures in the entire body of a monkey were produced at 0.5-mm intervals (pixel size, 0.024 mm; resolution, 8,688 × 5,792; color depth, 24-bit color; BMP format). Using the browsing software, the sectioned images and segmented images were able to be observed continuously and magnified along with the names of the structures. The surface models of PDF file were able to be handled freely using Adobe Reader. In the surface models, the space information of all segmented structures was able to be identified using Sim4Life. On MRIcroGL, the volume model was able to be browsed and sectioned at any angle with real color.

CONCLUSION

Browsing software, surface models, and volume models are able to be produced based on the segmentation of the sectioned images. These will be helpful for students and researchers studying monkey anatomy and radiology, as well as for biophysicists examining the effects of electromagnetic radiation.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Anatomy, Dongguk University School of Medicine, Gyeongju, Korea.Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejeon, Korea.Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejeon, Korea.Department of Anatomy, Dongguk University School of Medicine, Gyeongju, Korea. park93@dongguk.ac.kr.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

32301292

Citation

Kim, Chung Yoh, et al. "Dawn of the Visible Monkey: Segmentation of the Rhesus Monkey for 2D and 3D Applications." Journal of Korean Medical Science, vol. 35, no. 15, 2020, pp. e100.
Kim CY, Lee AK, Choi HD, et al. Dawn of the Visible Monkey: Segmentation of the Rhesus Monkey for 2D and 3D Applications. J Korean Med Sci. 2020;35(15):e100.
Kim, C. Y., Lee, A. K., Choi, H. D., & Park, J. S. (2020). Dawn of the Visible Monkey: Segmentation of the Rhesus Monkey for 2D and 3D Applications. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 35(15), e100. https://doi.org/10.3346/jkms.2020.35.e100
Kim CY, et al. Dawn of the Visible Monkey: Segmentation of the Rhesus Monkey for 2D and 3D Applications. J Korean Med Sci. 2020 Apr 20;35(15):e100. PubMed PMID: 32301292.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Dawn of the Visible Monkey: Segmentation of the Rhesus Monkey for 2D and 3D Applications. AU - Kim,Chung Yoh, AU - Lee,Ae Kyoung, AU - Choi,Hyung Do, AU - Park,Jin Seo, Y1 - 2020/04/20/ PY - 2019/09/26/received PY - 2020/02/17/accepted PY - 2020/4/18/entrez PY - 2020/4/18/pubmed PY - 2021/3/12/medline KW - Haplorhini KW - Software KW - Three-Dimensional Imaging KW - Visible Human Projects SP - e100 EP - e100 JF - Journal of Korean medical science JO - J Korean Med Sci VL - 35 IS - 15 N2 - BACKGROUND: To properly utilize the sectioned images in a Visible Monkey dataset, it is essential to segment the images into distinct structures. This segmentation allows the sectioned images to be compiled into two-dimensional or three-dimensional software packages to facilitate anatomy and radiology education, and allows them to be used in experiments involving electromagnetic radiation. The purpose of the present study was to demonstrate the potential of the sectioned images using the segmented images. METHODS: Using sectioned images of a monkey's entire body, 167 structures were segmented using Adobe Photoshop. The segmented images and sectioned images were packaged into the browsing software. Surface models were made from the segmented images using Mimics. Volume models were made from the sectioned images and segmented images using MRIcroGL. RESULTS: In total, 839 segmented images of 167 structures in the entire body of a monkey were produced at 0.5-mm intervals (pixel size, 0.024 mm; resolution, 8,688 × 5,792; color depth, 24-bit color; BMP format). Using the browsing software, the sectioned images and segmented images were able to be observed continuously and magnified along with the names of the structures. The surface models of PDF file were able to be handled freely using Adobe Reader. In the surface models, the space information of all segmented structures was able to be identified using Sim4Life. On MRIcroGL, the volume model was able to be browsed and sectioned at any angle with real color. CONCLUSION: Browsing software, surface models, and volume models are able to be produced based on the segmentation of the sectioned images. These will be helpful for students and researchers studying monkey anatomy and radiology, as well as for biophysicists examining the effects of electromagnetic radiation. SN - 1598-6357 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/32301292/Dawn_of_the_Visible_Monkey:_Segmentation_of_the_Rhesus_Monkey_for_2D_and_3D_Applications_ DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -